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Africa-China

Africa benefits from Chinese engagement in replicating China’s socioeconomic successes

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Ethiopia and fellow African countries have benefited a lot from Chinese engagement amid their crucial need to replicate China's success across socioeconomic development arenas,...

30th edition Mole confab: Stakeholders to brainstorm over factors hindering WASH sector

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The Vice-Chairman of the Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Water and Sanitation Sector (CONIWAS), Mr. Yaw Atta Arhin has hinted that the...

Miss Metro Ghana: Two years of using beauty as a tool to fight poor...

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The Journey of a thousand miles, they say begins with a step. The first step of every journey becomes the bedrock for either success...

ABANTU whip up interest to increase women in governance.

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Ghana as a country over the years have been exploring measures to increase women’s participation in governance, both at the local and the national...

African infrastructure players to brainstorm over development business opportunities

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The 7th annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum is set to foster funding and investment opportunities for attending developers and project owners. Infrastructure development is...

Ministry Draw Attention To Challenges of Open Defecation

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Mr Kofi Adda, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to submit their roadmap for...

Volunteer Group Educate Students On SDGs

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The VSO ICS Alumni Association Ghana, a volunteer group at the weekend embarked on a sensitisation campaign to educate students of Ada Senior High...

YIEDIE Target 23,700 Youth For Construction Job

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The Youth Inclusive Entrepreneurial Development Initiative for Employment (YIEDIE) says its target of reaching 23,700 youth to be key players in Ghana's booming construction...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Top expert urges African governments to commit more investments to achieve SDGs on...

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For Africa to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs) on Water Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH), an expert on African WASH issues urged governments...

Ghana needs up to US$600 million annually to meet SDGs on WASH alone

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The West African country needs to invest between 500 million and 600 million U.S. dollars annually over the next 13 years to meet the...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Ghana Plays Major Role In Developing Malaria Vaccine

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Ghana has been selected together with Kenya and Malawi to take part in a WHO-coordinated pilot programme that would make the world's first malaria...

Ghana’s First Lady Launch National Malaria Foundation

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Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady on Monday, launched the national Malaria Foundation, to lead in the mobilisation of more internal funding for the...
Wpid Unescologo

UNESCO Ready To Strengthen Water Security

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the harnessing of the contributions of science and innovation for water security. Mr...

Letter To Mrs Amina Mohammed, Dep UN Secretary-General

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I wish to use this medium to congratulate you on your appointment as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. It is an honour...

Women urged to take up leadership positions in Africa

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How will sub-Saharan Africa achieve its Millennium Development Goals without the required 2.5 million new engineers and technicians as estimated by the United Nations...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Women participation in politics ideal for sustainable development

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Women’s participation in development and politics is a human rights issue - a precondition for Sustainable Development. This had been captured in the Millennium...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

How Illegal Mining Will Cost Ghana in Achieving SDG Goal 6.

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Ghana was part of the 189 countries that came together in the year 2000 to face the future and brig to end Famine, Draught,...
Sanitation and Environment -Accra suburb SANITATION - Is lunch ready yet -Accra, Ghana (By (By K.Danso, Mar.2005)

Ghana requires $160 million to combat poor sanitation

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Much of the huge investment would have to sink in deepening public engagement and education, awareness creation and advocacy geared towards changing people’s attitude...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

World Vision Ghana hosts national citizens hearing

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Dubbed: “National Citizens’ Hearing,” the event provides a unique platform and opportunity for dialogue between citizens, representatives of civil society organisations,...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

IMANI’s Election Update: What Ghana Achieved and The Gaps That Exits in MDGs and...

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By Keshia Osei-Kufour In line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set in 2000, Ghana successfully achieved most of the indicators specified in 4 out...
cholera

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

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The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...

Accra To Host National CSR, SDGs Conference On May 31

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According to the Conference Coordinator and the Centre’s Lead Project Manager, Mr. Kojo Williams, ‘We are excited to announce the national conference on CSR...
Nsawam Water crisis

More than three million Ghanaians lack safe drinking water

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According to global charity, Water Aid Ghana, (W,A,G); Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) and the Ghana Watsan Journalists Network (GWJN) the...

Namibia receives award on Malaria reduction

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Namibia has made tremendous gains in combating malaria. The number of probable and confirmed cases reported annually decreased from about 480,000 during the 2001-2005...
Millennium Development Goals

Zimbabwe to prioritize 10 sustainable development goals

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The United Nations General Assembly in 2015 adopted the 17 SDGs which will run up to 2030 to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...

Policy implementation key to end sanitation crisis in Ghana

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Issues of sanitation, they believe, can be prioritized so policy implementation can be done ahead of the challenges and deliver on the country's...

Group urges gov’t to increase allocations to Health sector

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Mr Nkaw said as a way forward, government needed to outline a clear time-table for achieving the Abuja target of 15 per cent budgetary...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Human Solidarity is a shared responsibility – Ki- Moon

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This year's celebration of Human Solidarity Day, yesterday, December 20, came after leaders of the world adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is...
UNFPA

UNFPA Helping Towards Meeting SDGs

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MCAN’s purpose is to championing developmental journalism by bringing to light, some challenges related to demographic expansion, fistula, family planning and youth and adolescent...
Seth Terkper

Government to continue fight against poverty

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Speaking in Parliament where he presented government’s budget for 2016, Mr Terkper said the government agrees with United Nations’ position that each country has...